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Pumpkin Sage Drop Biscuits

These Pumpkin Sage Drop Biscuits are a quick and easy Thanksgiving dish that can be on the table in less than 25 minutes. They also are perfect to serve with fall soups and stews.
Course starter
Cuisine Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24 biscuits
Calories 80 kcal
Author Jennifer Farley


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 tsp finely chopped sage
  • 8 Tbsp unsalted butter , cold and cut into small chunks
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and sage. Add butter and use your clean fingers to work it into the dry dough until it resembles coarse cornmeal. Make a well in the center and add in pumpkin puree and buttermilk to the middle. Whisk together the pumpkin puree and buttermilk and then fold the dry ingredients into the wet just until everything comes together (be careful not to overmix or the biscuits will be tough).
  3. Use round Tbsp measuring spoon to scoop heaping dough mounds onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 15 to 17 minutes or until they begin told brown on the top.
Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Sage Drop Biscuits
Amount Per Serving
Calories 80 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 119mg5%
Potassium 87mg2%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1325IU27%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 36mg4%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.